On Tuesday night, CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) presented the seventh annual Innovation in Design Awards (IDAs), recognizing top designs across Connecticut in the fields of architecture, interiors, kitchen, bath, product and landscape design, at an awards gala at the Stamford Hilton Garden Pavilion.
This year, Jonathan Adler was the recipient of the 2013 Innovator Award—which is presented to an icon of the design industry—as the individual who has achieved an overarching level of innovation and excellence and someone whose work and vision has touched various corners of the globe.
Jonathan Adler and Anthony Baratta
The other winners of this year's IDAs were as follows:
Product Design: Kravet Digital Printing
Architecture: Joeb Moore + Partners LLC; and Fresh Architect; Pegg Rubens-Duhl, AIA; and Charles Hilton Architects & Douglas VanderHorn Architects formerly of Hilton-Vanderhorn Architects as runners up.
Builder Recognition Award: JB Construction LLC with Rhonda and Dennis Cohen.
Editorial Director of CTC&G DJ Carey and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy
This year’s judges included Anthony Baratta, interior designer, Anthony Baratta LLC; Gary Brewer, architect, RAMSA; Philip Gorrivan of Philip Gorrivan Design; Chad Holman, managing director of Jim Thompson America; Matthew Patrick Smyth, interior designer, Matthew Patrick Smyth Interior Design; and Sara Story, interior designer, Sara Story Design.
The winning projects will be featured in the July/August 2013 issue of CTC&G.
Hamptons and New York-based projects may be submitted for the HC&G and NYC&G Innovation in Design Awards online.
Photo credit: Neil Landino